Click on Set up a new connection or network. To work around the issue involves setting one computer to be the Master Browser. Some days it shows the other computers, some days it doesn't, today is one of those days. If your computer is connected to a network domain, use this procedure: Step-by-step procedure If your computer is connected to a workgroup, use this procedure: Step-by-step procedure Note If you are connected to a network domain, you will need to set the Access control for the folder or drive after sharing it. It appear to me that the network issue is only on a computer that were converted from previous win8 etc. In this guide, we cover both situations, each in a separate section. This appears to delete various network settings, check other network settings, and reset still more.
You can configure a new account by clicking on Add someone button and Click on Next. I've looked through multiple forums with no help. I have been working on this problem for three weeks. Look at the Name field and remember its value. How to change the Windows 10 network location using the Command Prompt or PowerShell If you love the command-line, you can or as administrator. The discrepancy happened with me when upgraded to windows 10 but no notice.
Been trying to fix it every which way. Yes, that's right folks, after 25 years of being able to browse our networks Microsoft have decided Workgroup users don't need this functionality any more. When your computer is connected to a workgroup, this is called making your folders private. Today even that didn't work. You may even find that a non Microsoft third party device on the network attempts to take over the Master Browser role.
Now on Allow Connections to this computer window Place a check mark on Through the Internet. There is never any truthful explanation regarding the updates. When you click on Connect window it will connect to your vpn Server As Shown bellow image. Select Connect to a workplace then click on Next. From a command prompt I have tried pinging my laptop and it just times out.
When your computer is connected to a domain, this is called setting permissions for your file or folder. Information is then shown about the active network connection. Users who's data is in the cloud, on the internet have less issue, it may only affect attaching printer resources which can be worked around. I do not trust the newer versions of Windows 10 to do the job. Moderators of this forum are making appear everyone who can restart a computer like an expert.
Thanks for your time Harry So after shutting down my computer in frustration, I turned it back on later and it decided to just work! Sharing files and folders overview You can share the files and folders stored on your computer, on a network, and on the Web. Any that could be given would be great. Files stored in the Shared Documents folder or its subfolders are always available to other users on your computer. Then type the command Get-NetConnectionProfile and press Enter. When you share files or folders, they are not as protected as they are when you do not share them. One desktop converted from win8 to win10.
The last tech said the operating needed to be reloaded. Still having the same issues. The reason I ask is that, for best results, the machines should be configured differently, depending on which option you choose. It took a couple of hours, I never ask for the updates they appear and are installed without my permission. You can use password protected sharing or the new Homegroup system.
Alternatively, if you want to change the network location from Private to Public, make the opposite choice. Im out of ideas and in need of some help. If you both use the same computer You can put the files you want to share in the Shared Documents folder. Or you can simply Right click Network and select Properties from the context menu. However, there is also another way to make the same change, using the Settings app.
To double check that the network location was changed, run the Get-NetConnectionProfile again and see the results. Hi M8Harry, Good to hear that you have resolved it. As I said above, I have done quite a bit of testing on this and it definitely will work either way if everything is configured correctly. It is currently on Public. My backup was on the network drive which the desktop could not see. I understand your concern about connecting to HomeGroup network with error: Can create home group in private network only, we will help you with this issue. Thanks for your time Harry tried all of above but problems persisted.
As long as the permissions were correct on each computer as well. People with access to your computer or your network might be able to read, copy, or change files that are in a shared folder. It's great that worked for you, but what does it even mean? I use a computer as a tool. Can other things ping the laptop thinking would it return pings? Trying to bail out a small office that's as plain jane as it gets and as stated by others am seeing the same thing with homegroup sometimes working then if left unattended for 10 minutes symptoms change. They've been networked with no problems for 2 years. If you know of any great tools for browsing Workgroups that don't rely on the older protocols I'd be happy to hear from you.